Categories of Special Interest
In Use As
1870 - 1910
Terraced five-bay two-storey house, built c.1890, now also in use as shop. Pitched slate roof with red brick chimneystacks. Rendered walls with sawtooth eaves course and render quoins. Render architraves to window openings. Timber panelled door and overlight set in render architrave. Vitrolite and chrome shopfront, c.1960, with a recessed door opening flanked by display windows.
Duignan's shop is an example of the traditional form of mixed residential and retail accommodation, once found all over Ireland, but is now becoming increasingly rare. The regular form of the building is enhanced by interesting features such as the eaves course and render detailing. The shopfront is an excellent example of mid twentieth-century design. The materials employed in its construction, such as Vitrolite which is no longer produced in Ireland, are also typical of the mid twentieth century.